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Yekaterina Chzhen

Assistant Professor in Sociology, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Yekaterina (Kat) Chzhen works on poverty and inequality across the life course, focusing on material well-being, education, health and life satisfaction. She specialises in quantitative methods, longitudinal research and cross-country comparative research. Kat's policy expertise is in social protection and family policy. She tweets from @kat_chzhen.


  • 2019–present
    Assistant Professor, Trinity College Dublin
  • 2013–2019
    Social and Economic Policy Manager, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti
  • 2010–2013
    Post-Doctoral Fellow in Social and Political Sciences, University of Oxford